‘The Climb’ Co-Writers and Stars Michael Covino and Kyle Marvin on the Adultery Tale’s Inspiration | Video

”I keep destroying his life and he keeps forgiving me,“ Covino says of his character’s relationship to his best friend

“The Climb,” written by and starring Michael Covino and Kyle Marvin and directed by Covino, centers on Kyle and Mike, best friends who share a close bond — until Mike sleeps with Kyle’s fiancée. From there the film follows their tumultuous but enduring relationship over decades of laughter, heartbreak and rage.

Real-life best friends Michael Covino and Kyle Marvin insist that “The Climb,” the feature they wrote and star in about best friends whose relationship is challenged when one sleeps with the other’s fiancée, is definitely not based on a true story.

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Umberto Gonzalez

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